Tune Shield Group Bhd has launched its enhanced AirAsia Journey Safety, which now comes with Covid-19 safety advantages and is offered in each Single and Annual Plans for each home and worldwide journey, for AirAsia friends.
In an announcement right this moment, Tune Shield mentioned the improved Journey Safety is well timed with the reopening of home journey and the dialogue that has been initiated to reopen Malaysia’s borders to “inexperienced zones” nations as Malaysia phases into the Restoration Motion Management Order.
It mentioned the resumption of the journey and tourism sector is in step with the efforts in accelerating the nation’s financial restoration and reviving the Malaysian journey and tourism business, which was at a standstill because of Covid-19.
“As AirAsia initiates home flights with new security and well being procedures, we’ve got additionally put in place new and enhanced advantages to our present Journey Safety, which embrace Covid-19 protection to make sure ease and peace of thoughts of our clients throughout touring,” mentioned Tune Shield group chief govt officer Khoo Ai Lin.
The Annual Journey Safety Plan begins at RM56 protecting clients for a complete 12 months from the date of activation, whatever the frequency of journey. Clients may also buy the Single Plan protection when they’re buying AirAsia airplane tickets or any time earlier than they fly, it added.
AirAsia Group Bhd govt chairman Datuk Kamarudin Meranun mentioned that whereas air journey stays one of many most secure modes of journey, there had been a rise in consciousness of the significance of journey insurance coverage merchandise in the previous few months from the group’s gross sales channel. This enhancement is a superb complement to the assorted end-to-end security measures which were put in place by AirAsia for its passengers to fly once more with a peace of thoughts, defending them past flying.
“As journey begins to regain traction, we look ahead to welcoming our passengers to fly with us once more,” he mentioned.
The improved Journey Safety plan contains the Covid-19 Bereavement Allowance, Journey Cancellation, Day by day Hospital Allowance and Compassionate Go to.
“Tune Shield understands the wants and worries of vacationers because the combat in opposition to Covid-19 continues to be ongoing. With the improved protection that comes with our Journey Safety, vacationers can put their worries to relaxation when making their journey plans with us or via AirAsia,” Khoo concluded.
On the noon break, Tune Shield shed 1 sen or 3.03% to 32 sen, for a market capitalization of RM240.56 million.